Community Consultation Grant

The Community Consultation Grant fund ($8,168) is available to Resident and Ratepayer Associations or groups within the District that engage in Council processes with some aspects of their administration, to assist them with the distribution of Community material and administration costs. 

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Administrative and secretarial expenses
  • Purchases of small items of equipment to assist with ongoing operations
  • Costs associated with distributing local community newsletters or other
  • Marketing, such as community website hosting, domain name fees
  • Facebook advertising
  • Costs associated with wider community engagement on proposed Council activities, planning and distribution of Council material
  • Compiling and presenting information to Council on behalf of communities

Applications open for Round 2 of 2019/2020

Applications for Round 2 of the 2019/2020 financial year open on 1 February 2020 and will be accepted until 5:00 pm on 28 February 2020.

You will need to prepare a project budget to attach to your application when applying online. A template is available below. 

Community Consultation Grant Budget Template 

You can also apply via the provided printable form, to complete a handwritten hard copy, then you can scan and email the copy to

Apply Online.

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Grant Criteria Accountability Form

This link will take you another website Community Consultation Grant Accountability Form - Online Form
Community Consultation Grant Accountability Form - Printable Form(PDF, 816KB)
Community Consultation Grant Criteria(PDF, 241KB)